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William C. Broughton


1942 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
William C. Broughton Obituary
William C. Broughton, age 72, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Gettysburg Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born Jan. 19, 1942, in Julian, West Virginia, he was the son of the late William and Grace (Curry) Broughton. William is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lucy V. (Moritz) Broughton. He was a veteran, serving as a lance corporal with the United States Marine Corps from 1959-1963. Memberships include; American Legion Post 202, Fairfield AMVETS Post 172, Golden Eagle at the Gettysburg Eagles, life member of Adams County Fish and Game Association and South Mountain Fish and Game Association. William had worked for the former Zerfing's Hardware Store in Gettysburg from 1980-1998. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Katherine M. Sharrah of Gettysburg, sons; William C. Congleton and wife Karen of Gettysburg and William C. Broughton II of Greenville, Texas, his cat that he loved Kitty Lou, seven grandchildren; Shannon and Jessica Congleton, Benjamin, Kenneth and Seth Broughton, Rachel and Kelli Sharrah, a sister, Lisa Gossage of Florida and four brothers; Edward, Mark and Timothy Broughton and Wayne Chambers all of West Virginia. Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Gettysburg, with Rev. Walter Barlow officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the Adams County Allied Veterans Association. The family suggests memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. The Monahan Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements, online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Waynesboro Record Herald on June 26, 2014
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